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November 23, 2015

POKERGEIST by Michael Phillip Cash


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Michael Phillip Cash

Quote:  "I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind."
-Steve Allen

Pokergeist won the Grand Jury Prize in Comedy in the 2015 New York Screenwriting Contest! 

Sometimes life, as well as death, is about second chances. Luckless Telly Martin doesn't have a clue. An awful gambler trying to scrape by as a professional poker player, he becomes the protege of world famous poker champion Clutch Henderson. The catch is.Clutch is a ghost and Clutch must navigate the seedy gambling underbelly of Las Vegas learning to trust each other in order to win the elusive international Series of Poker, repair their shattered personal relationships and find redemption in this life and this life hereafter.
(from back cover) 

Michael Phillip Cash is an award winning screenwriter and novelist. He's written ten novels including the best selling Brood X, Stillwell, The Flip, The After House, Witches Protection Program and Battle of Darracia series. Michael resides on the North Shore of Long Island.  He writes  full time and has been playing poker for over  20 years-he's even placed first in a few tournaments.

  • Paperback: 266 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 15, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1512074969
  • ISBN-13: 978-1512074963
Las Vegas is a world all of its own.  A totally different air about it. Poker is played in BIG competitions.  Strategy and sizing up your opponents  is the key to deciding who is king.
As Kenny Roger"s song says, "know when to hold 'em and know when to fold 'em. Being a winner along with being a Pro, Clutch Henderson was just that.  He made it to the table that is worth millions of dollars.  Lady Luck wasn't on his side.  Once again he didn't make it and his heart failed him.He hadn't become famous as he had wanted and he hadn't told his girlfriend all he had to say.  That million dollar table was his last hand and even though it had killed him, he wasn't ready to cash out.  His soul wouldn't let him.
A year later, Clutch, or should I say his ghost? enters the picture to give talent and guidance to a down on his luck, Telly.  Telly wants to become a pro poker player but he  just doesn't have what it takes.  Will Clutch be able  to help Telly?  What will Clutch learn from this?  Is winning in Vegas all there is?  Don't miss out on this great book, centered around the night  life of Vegas annd the powerful game of Poker.

Mr. Cash never fails to deliver books with rather different characters, with some lessons to be learned.  His books take you right into the scenes.  It's like you are there.  A fun and thought provoking book.

I was given a complimentary copy of POKERGEIST  from the author Michael Phillip Cash for my unbiased view of the book.

I would give this book 4  STARS.


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